STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a 41-year-old Colorado man died after falling about 70 feet during a rock climbing excursion in Utah. Steamboat Pilot & Today reports Arlo Lott Jr., of Steamboat Springs, fell when his rappel anchor broke loose in Farnsworth Canyon on Saturday.
A helicopter medical crew tried to save his life for nearly an hour.
It was the second climbing death in Emery County in as many days. On Friday, 50-year-old Craig Barlow, of Salt Lake City, was watching his friends rappel when the ledge he was sitting on broke loose. He fell 50 feet and died at a hospital.
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